Cyryx College and Microsoft discuss Industry Academia Collaboration

Cyryx College has met with a team from Microsoft (Asia Pacific Region) to explore industry academia collaboration and technology in higher education. Vice Rector, Academic Affairs, Mohamed Shareef and Deputy Dean, School of Business, Aminath Shahida of Cyryx College met with Education Director, Public Sector for Asia Pacific Region, Don Carlson and APAC Devices Solutions Specialist, Public Sector – Education, Amit Pawar of Microsoft to present and discuss areas of collaboration between Microsoft and Cyryx College with the aim of enhancing academic activities at Cyryx College.

During the meeting, Vice Rector Shareef highlighted that Cyryx College has been the premier trainer and education provider in information technology in Maldives for over two decades and that Cyryx College believes that partnership with industry is the key for developing and maintaining the position in the future. The members of the Microsoft team expressed their interest to partner with Cyryx College in a number of areas that would bring in new opportunities and enhance quality of education delivery at the College.